23rd July 2020 00:56

Khalida is one of the bravest women I know. We talk about her courage and determination to speak out for women, to speak out for change in Afghanistan, even when her life was threatened.

As a girl Khalida played football with her brothers. When she became a teenager this had to stop. Instead, she set up a school team and went on to become captain of Afghanistan women’s national team. She now lives in Denmark with her family after receiving death threats.

Khalida recently led the investigation into the president of the Afghanistan Football Association, Keramuudin Karim, sexually assaulting women in the team. Karim is now banned from all sports for life and the case sparked the MeToo movement in Afghanistan.

Khalida is a powerful, bold voice for women and women’s rights who will inspire you to use your visibility and voice to fulfil your true purpose.

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